Emergency First Aid at Work

The Emergency First Aid at Work course provides training to meet your regulatory requirements if your risk assessment indicates that first aid training covering emergency protocols only, is sufficient for your workplace.

This course meets the standards required to help comply with Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981, meeting HSE requirements.

Length of Course: 1 Day
6 hours worth of training required, excluding breaks

Length of qualification: 3 Years
Recommended annual 3 hour refresher for year 1 and 2 of qualification

Who should attend?

This course is designed for people who want to receive emergency first aid at work training and for first aiders in smaller, low risk working environments.

What will you learn?

This course will cover how to deal in the workplace with the following:

  • The role of the first aider in emergencies
  • Health and safety (first aid) regulations
  • AED Usage (Defibrillator)
  • Amputation
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Bleeding
  • Broken bones
  • Burns and scalds
  • Choking
  • CPR
  • Diabetes
  • Eye injuries
  • First Aid Kits
  • Heart Attack
  • Minor Injuries
  • Nosebleed
  • Penetrating Injury
  • Primary Survey
  • Recovery Position
  • Resuscitation
  • Seizures
  • Shock
  • Spinal injuries
  • Stroke
  • Tourniquets
  • Unconsciousness
  • Wound Packing


An emphasis on attendees being relaxed and feeling comfortable attempting practicals is always at the forefront of SAH Training, building confidence, knowledge and skills.

Equipment used includes:

  • Choking vest
  • CPR Manikins
  • Auto-injectors ( epi-pens )
  • Tourniquets
  • Bandages
  • Wound packing


Attendees will be observed and will need to be deemed confident and competent in all practical elements, skills and knowledge.

Course Requirements

Candidates need a good understanding of English. Candidates must be physically able to demonstrate the practical skills required to complete the assessment.


Successful candidates receive a SAH Training certificate, valid for three years.